That Bigot Betty White…

Posted: April 3, 2009 by datechguy in oddities
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…at least that must be what Richard Cohen would conclude.

Was watching the old Match Game on the game show network this morning after sleeping late. It’s one of those old shows that are still funny as the years go by.

Well a younger Betty White was on and a question was “Sgt Preston was so alone for so long he married his blank.” when she said Husky she shouted to the booing audience: “Who else would he marry?”

Obviously the entire Match Game cast and crew and audience under the Cohen rule must have been a bunch of racist bigot, homophobes etc etc etc since the concept that he might have married another Mountie never occurred to them.

When you watch old television you can’t help but notice this kind of stuff, it’s amazing what film can do.

(Actually it’s amazing what was considered racy on those old shows too…)

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